Several human rights organizations including Uyghur groups are endorsing a proposed legislation that would compel China-based ByteDance to divest TikTok or potentially face a U.S. ban, intensifying a high-stakes lobbying battle in Washington. This development was first reported by Semafor. The groups, dedicated to addressing human rights abuses by the […]

August 13, 2020 By  World Uyghur Congress  Press Release– For immediate release13 August 2020Contact: World Uyghur Congress 89 5432 1999 The World Uyghur Congress has instructed international human rights barrister Michael Polak of Church Court Chambers and head of Lawyers for Uyghur Rights to draft a formal written complaint […]

June 19, 2020 By Uyghur Human Rights Project On World Refugee Day 2020, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to address looming statelessness for Uyghurs outside of China. The stated theme for World Refugee Day 2020 aims “to remind the […]

April 22, 2020 By Uyghur Human Rights Project On Earth Day, UHRP highlights the connection between state oppression of Uyghurs and environmental degradation in East Turkistan. The Chinese government has increased the extraction of East Turkistan’s natural resources, such as minerals and foil fuels, and has massively expanded intensive agriculture […]

By Meripet Since 2016, many diaspora Uyghurs have been asking the Chinese regime the whereabouts of their missing families in East Turkistan (AKA Xinjiang) on Western media platforms. Although media questioning did not put an end to China’s cruel crack down on Uyghurs in their homeland, however, the Western world […]

Dec 12, 2019, Washington DC Uighur Times exclusive By Tahir imin     Chinese authorities intensified the control over the Uighur region after the U.S. House passed the UIGHUR Act on Dec 3, according to information obtained by the Uighur Times. The email of Uighur Times’ Uighur language service has […]

by Abdurehim Gheni Uyghur   Dr. Olsi Jazexhi is a Canadian-Albanian historian who is specialized in the history of Islam, nationalism and he is a university lecturer. He was one of the reporters on the pre-arranged “visit” in East Turkistan (a.k.a. Xinjiang) arranged by China to tell the world via […]